Coffeepot

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Pewter (Britannia metal), copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 9 x 4 5/8 in. ( 26.7 x 22.9 x 11.7 cm )
Description: 
Barrel-shaped britannia metal coffee pot with hinged lid with ovoid finial, angular handle with ovoid and spherical finials; copper base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Object Number: 
1941.1185
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
30439
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Teapot

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Pewter (Britannia metal), copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. ( 28.6 x 24.1 x 14.6 cm )
Description: 
Stamped Britannia metal teapot with plain molded tapering body and stepped domed lid with orb finial; copper base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Object Number: 
1941.1184
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this teapot was used by the donor in his historical paintings. John Ward Dunsmore was one of America's leading painters of murals and historical subjects in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The Society owns about thirty of his works.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
30438
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lamp and timepiece

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Pewter, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. ( 39.4 x 14.3 cm )
Description: 
Whale oil lamp and timepiece with molded base, narrow cylindrical shaft topped with an oil lamp with flip cover, and glass reservoir with pewter handle.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.409
Marks: 
impressed: in relief on pewter strip on side of glass reservoir: "VI"; "VII"; "VIII"; IX"; "X"; "XI"; "XII"; "I"; "II"; "III"; "IV"
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
30436
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flagon

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1720
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 7/8 x 8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 37.8 x 20.3 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Flagon with hinged flat-topped lid with inscription and offset orb finial, strap handle, crooked three-sided spout with small engraved eye on either side; on tapering columnar body; inscription with wriggled work, wreath under spout, spreading skirt base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.402
Marks: 
engraved: on front: "[wreath] DIS IST/DER GERTNER/BELIEBUNG/HIRSCHENK KANNE/IN ROSTOCK/ANNO/1715" engraved: on lid: "[wreath] NICODEMIS/CHRISTIAN/DABEL/1715." marked: touch marks on handle
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1720
eMuseum Object ID: 
30401
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Soup tureen with lid

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 11 x 9 in. ( 24.8 x 27.9 x 22.9 cm )
Description: 
Banded bowl-shaped tureen with inverted rim, two molded angular handles either side, flared circular foot, domed lid with splayed molded base and acorn finial.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.397ab
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
30306
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Equelle

Classification: 
Date: 
1775-1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 7 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 4.4 x 19.4 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Two-handled pewter equelle (or soup bowl) with double band incised in interior below rim.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.396
Marks: 
marked: partial mark on base: "IN/IP"
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
30305
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Shaving basin

Classification: 
Date: 
1780-1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 29.2 x 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Oval pewter shaving basin with double-reeded brim; oval ring attached beneath rim.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.378
Marks: 
struck: twice beneath well: "N I..." (beneath hands of figure holding a bough)
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
30273
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Shaving basin

Classification: 
Date: 
1750-1770
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 11 x 7 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 27.9 x 19.7 cm )
Description: 
Oval pewter shaving basin with section cut out of brim.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.377
Marks: 
struck: twice with mark: "P. I. D. V." between three crowns and a rose
Gallery Label: 
Pewter shaving basins are uncommon. As with other pewter examples of a similar date, this shaving basin has an elliptical indentation to engage the neck, and a rounded and unfooted base. This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1770
eMuseum Object ID: 
30232
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candle mold

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 31.1 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Long hollow cast pewter tube (candle mold) with one rounded end with small opening in tip and band near other end; in relief foliage with raised inscription and geometric stamp on shaft.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1929.76
Marks: 
molded: with raised print: "FRAU STADT. IN LAECHSTAEDT. 6"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
29285
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Measure

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Pewter (Britannia metal)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 2 in. ( 5.1 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Pewter or Britannia metal double measure with double line borders incised below spouts.
Object Number: 
INV.10027
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
29176
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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